English verb: cast down
|1.||cast down (emotion) lower someone's spirits; make downhearted|
|Samples||These news depressed her.|
The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her.
|Synonyms||deject, demoralise, demoralize, depress, dismay, dispirit, get down|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s somebody.|
Something ----s somebody
|Antonyms||elate, intoxicate, uplift, lift up, pick up|